BACOLOD CITY -- A suspect wanted for illegal discharge of firearm was arrested Friday morning by operatives of Station 3 at Purok Katlilingban, Barangay Banago, this city.

Station 3 commander Police Inspector Jose Mulleta identified the suspect as Generoso Garcia, 57, of the same locality, who was arrested around 9 a.m. by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Judge Remegio Rojo of the MTCC Branch 5.

The suspect is now detained at Station 3 for failure to post his bail.

On the other hand, a 42-year-old alleged jai alai bet collector was also arrested Thursday evening by operatives of Station 1 at Purok Malipayon, Barangay 35, Bacolod City.

Station 1 commander Police Chief Inspector Luisito Acebuche identified the suspect as Julio Locsin, who was arrested around 7:30 p.m. in the area by policemen led by Police Officer 3 Wilfredo Perez.

Tipsters with codename “Speed”, calculator, ballpen, a bundle of betting stubs and P75 bet money were recovered from Locsin who is presently detained at Station 1. (Merlinda A. Pedrosa)